Schwan’s holds holiday food drive for Northern Ill. Food Bank

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill.—Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., is sponsoring a food drive for America’s Second Harvest—The Nation’s Food Bank Network to help provide hungry families across America with a warm meal this holiday season.

Schwan’s route managers are providing customers the opportunity to purchase food items that will be donated to the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

The food drive expects to collect donated food valued at approximately $2 million nationally. Schwan’s will match up to $100,000 in food donations, as well as provide transportation of the donated products to the Northern Illinois Food Bank and other food bank members of the America’s Second Harvest Network.

Schwan’s invites customers to purchase products for donation from a list of food items that include turkey breast, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and other traditional holiday favorites.

For more details about this holiday food drive, contact Peggy Connot by phone at (507) 537-8791 or via e-mail to To participate in the food drive immediately, call 1-888-SCHWANS (1-888-724-9267).

Schwan’s Home Service, Inc., headquartered in Marshall, Minn., is a business unit of The Schwan Food Company, one of the largest branded frozen-food companies in the United States and the second-largest privately-held corporation in Minnesota. Featuring more than 400 products, Schwan’s has been delivering restaurant-quality frozen foods to homes for more than 50 years. To learn more, call 1-888-SCHWANS (1-888-724-9267).

From the Nov. 23-29, 2005, issue

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